Stacy is a local girl. She grew up in Clarks Summit, Lackawanna County.

She joined the WNEP news team in July, 2011 first covering central Pennsylvania. Now she is the Lackawanna County beat reporter.

Stacy comes to Newswatch 16 from WWNY-TV in Watertown, NY where she was a “one-man-band,” shooting, writing, and editing her own stories. There she covered the Thousand Islands region of New York, and the 10th Mountain Division of the Army based at Fort Drum.

Stacy honed her skills at Syracuse University where she graduated magna cum laude in 2010 with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. In college, she was a member of the nation’s oldest and largest entirely student-run TV station, CitrusTV.

Before her TV days, Stacy was on the 50-yard line as “Miss Comet” with the Abington Heights Marching Band. She’s a sports “phanatic.” She likes to cheer on all the Philadelphia sports teams and her beloved Orange.

When she’s not working, Stacy is a judge and coach for Odyssey of the Mind teams in NEPA. Stacy lives with her cats, Utley & Laurel.

If you have a story idea, or just want to say hi, send Stacy an e-mail.


Recent Articles
  • Farmers Market Season About to Sprout in Scranton

    SCRANTON — Today signified the start of a new season in Scranton — farmer’s market season! The farmers were on the market grounds getting everything ready for opening day just around the corner next week. After months of taking care of crops, farmers use this day to take care of some final details instead — washing the winter off of the Co-Op Farmer’s Market Grounds on Barring Avenue in Scranton. “Plan for today is we’re getting the market ready for […]

  • Secret Search for the Gift of Life in Lackawanna County

    MOSCOW — A family from Lackawanna County is hoping to harness the power of social media to secure something they so desperately need — a kidney. The problem? They’ve been trying to keep it all a secret from their husband and dad — who would be the one needing the transplant. And while people typically say nothing on the internet is a secret, if your Dad doesn’t do social media — Facebook is a pretty good place to keep things […]

  • Scammer Shows Fake ID, Burglarizes Home

    TAYLOR — Police in Lackawanna County are looking for two people who they say pulled off a burglary while pretending to be with the water company. The homeowner thought they were legitimate because one of them had an ID. Taylor Police said that when a robber posing as a water company employee knocked on the door of a 92-year-old woman living alone along Hospital Street, it was nothing random. “I believe they’re doing, as we would call it, surveillance. I […]

  • Judge: Lack of Remorse Adds to Prison Time

    SCRANTON — The Walk family made the trip from their home in Massachusetts to Scranton to advocate for their late grandmother. Mary Nichols passed away last fall and her family had their suspicions confirmed: that Mary’s caretaker had been draining her bank account. Kristen Munley-Wheatley, along with her husband Corey, were charged with forging checks in Mary’s name and using her credit card. Investigators found evidence that the couple stole more than $52,000 in about 18 months. “It`s unheard of […]

  • Locals Wondering What’s On West Mountain in Scranton

    SCRANTON —  There have been mounting questions about what is going on West Mountain in Scranton. Crews are working on hundreds of acres of land which are visible to the valley below. Construction on PP&L’s summit sub station along Keyser avenue and extending up West Mountain is underway. PP&L says the work covers 250 acres of land in the area, but the sub station itself will only cover 8 acres. “I’ve really been wondering what it’s going to look like […]

  • ‘World’s Largest’ Free-Flying American Flag Waves over Scranton

    SCRANTON — The conditions were just right on this Fourth of July, for a giant American flag to wave in the wind along the North Scranton Expressway. Joe Shea and his employees at North American Manufacturing put their blood sweat and tears into making this American flag. Shea calls it the “world’s largest free-flying American flag.” It measures 90 and a half feet by 60 and a half feet, beating a previously held world record. World's largest free flying American flag […]

  • Finding Robert Baron: Family Hopes Signs Will Lead to Information

    OLD FORGE — Robert Baron’s face has been popping up all over Old Forge this week. It’s part of a new effort to find him. He went missing from his family’s pizza shop five months ago. Baron was last seen at Ghigiarelli’s in Old Forge on January 25.  Just this past week, his family put up signs around the borough pleading for information and advertising a $10,000 reward. ‘It’s encouraging to start to see signs developing, and some furtherance of […]

  • Two Rock-Throwing Incidents in Scranton Under Investigation

    SCRANTON — Police in Scranton are investigating rock-throwing incidents at two locations in the city. We talked to a driver who heard a loud bang while driving out of the city on the Central Scranton Expressway Wednesday night. He eventually found out that he wasn’t the only one who had his car hit by a flying object and it didn’t just happen here. Chris Arnone thought his experience on his way home Wednesday night on the Central Scranton Expressway was […]

  • Lengthy Roadwork Nearing End

    GLENBURN TOWNSHIP — For folks who live and work along a lengthy road project in Lackawanna County some are feeling relief, while some are just starting to feel the pain. For business owners along Routes 6 and 11 in Glenburn Township, near Clarks Summit, the ride to work has never been so smooth. Kaci Hubes and her family run Glenburn Grill and Bakery. It’s been in the middle of a construction zone for more than two years. But the state’s […]

  • Ballot Referendum Planned for Lackawanna County Reassessment

    SCRANTON — In November, voters in Lackawanna County will decide whether to reassess every piece of property in the county. You may wonder why there’s a movement to do something the county hasn’t done in 50 years A reassessment basically makes taxing rates fairer. Some people will pay less in property taxes and some people will pay more. This is not the first time in the past 50 years that commissioners in Lackawanna County have brought up the idea of […]

  • Pave Cuts on Newly Paved Streets Anger Scranton Residents

    SCRANTON — A busy street in downtown Scranton that was paved less than a year ago is receiving complaints about being too bumpy. Part of North Washington Avenue in the downtown was repaved last summer, part of a $2 million paving project throughout the city. But people who live downtown say this intersection where North Washington meets Mulberry is worse than it was before. The 400 block of North Washington Avenue doesn’t look like it was paved less than a […]

  • UPDATE: Charges Filed in Deadly Hit and Run Crash

    UPDATE: State police have filed charges against April Porreca, 31, of Greentown. Porecca is being charged with homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence, aggravated assault by vehicle while driving under the influence, among other charges. According to State Police, Porreca told them she didn’t stop to help because she thought she hit a dead deer or a bag of trash. Porreca was arraigned early Sunday morning. She is in the Wayne County jail with bail set at $25,000. […]